news


FCC Gets Go-Ahead for Free Spectrum Auction

Remember those proposals for the FCC to provide spectrum that would accommodate free, national wireless Internet access? And recall that carriers including T-Mobile USA fought against the idea because they said their service would be disrupted?

Well, seems the agency’s engineers have concluded – much to T-Mobile’s chagrin – that such airwaves do not interfere with other carrier’s signals.

That means the FCC now can pursue an auction to providers such as M2Z Networks that would offer free access. The auction reportedly will start in early- or mid-2009.


Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Polls

In our Channel Influencer Awards digital issue, we highlighted eight technologies ready to "take off" in the channel this year. Which two will take off the most?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
The ID is: 77329